Life span: 9-10 Years
Height: 8inches (male), 7 inches (female)
Weight: 7- 12 lbs. (male), 7- 12 lbs. (female)
Originating in China, the small-sized breed, known as the Pekingese, has been in existence for centuries. In fact, the Pekingese was named after the city of Peking, which has since been renamed Beijing, and it has been featured in Chinese artwork dating all the way back to the 8th century. The breed has a long mane of hair that surrounds it adorable face, giving it the nickname “Little Lion”.